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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L speedo VIN: WBADD6324V
ok so here we go again. boss comes home from florida,drives this thig brings back states abs light on,triangle light on and speedo/odometer inop.confirmed all complaints and reminded him abs light on last 2 years hes had it.i replaced the output speed sensor t...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Surge VIN: SAJGX2749V
I have this jag xk8 that I need help with. It runs good for about 10 miles and then the yellow light on dash will come on -- message low engine performance-- the engine will loose power for a moment then accelerate then slow down again. I do not fill any misfi...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L a/c compressor
well thank u in advance for taking you time to look at this post. are alldata is on line and cant get info that i need and so manny differant alldata any way customer came in he said he was coming over the pass from taho and the car air ducts under car filled ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L eis VIN: WDBLJ74G71
Ignition switch wont turn, have power to EIS have power to steering lock, all fuses good, key fob led lights, doors and trunk operate normally, did buy an additional key per customer request , does same thing, no (whooshing sound) of steering lock when key is ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L glow plugs VIN: WDBUF26J35
Hello MB Techs The check engine light is on but the engine is starting OK cold or warm, also engine is running fine, please if you can advise about procedure to troubleshoot for these problems. Thanks in advance Rudy [...]
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Over boost VIN: YS3DF58N5X
Vehicle came in with check engine light on and a complaint of poor performance. Went through guided procedures for P0108 and P1549. Did not find any issue with map sensor or sensor circuit. Did find a failed boost control valve. Replaced boost control valve an... Trouble codes: P0108 (Map sensor circuit open or short), P1549 (Boost pressure control malfunction)
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Trionic ECU VIN: YS3DF78K13
This car was towed to us from another shop. The engine cranks but will not fire up. When the engine is cranked, the fuel pump relay turns the pump on, so we have some kind of a crank sensor signal. The crank sensor looks OK on the scope. We have spark on coils...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radiator Fans VIN: 3VWCK31CX4
I cannot get the cooling fans on this Beetle to come on. This is causing the car to overheat. I have checked for coolant flow to the res and it seems ok so I'm not thinking water pump. Also there is no power to the fans. When I turn the AC on the compressor wo...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L engine VIN: 5UXFB53524
After checking everything I can think of I believe I am ready to concede to defeat and say the valve stem seals are worn. Even with the eccentric shafts unplugged the smoke is greatly reduced but still there. The customer does not want to spend the money on it...
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1993 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Alarm VIN: SAJHW1748P
I am posting this one as a fix even tho the customer did not want to repair. The trouble was in the alarm module. I disconnect the wire at the fuse box for the module to turn system off. I tried to reset the system 7-8 time but would not clear. Customer said i...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Air ride VIN: SALTP19494
I still havent found exactly where this ground is but I conveyed to the customer youre suggestion to change it from air to coil in the computer. I have not heard back from the customer so I do not know if this has been fixed or not. Thank you all for the hel...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA37A6E
Thanks to all who replied. Had the other shop return the aftermarket coil and module and replaced with parts direct from Mercedes. So far all is okay.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hello Everyone, The fix turned out to be a used unit. It needed both the motor and control unit, possibly an over current condition took both out. Thanks for the help, Bruce
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L converter VIN: WDBUF70J83
Hello everyone, Time has run out on me but this car is still not fixed. I did purchase a star diagnosis system and reset adaptations but no help. I can now control tcc while driving and the noise/vibration does go away completely when disabled. I will post c...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L no speedometer VIN: 3VWCA21C9Y
Thanx guys i appreciate the advice, sorry it took so long to get back, car was on the back burner for a while, i ended up damaging the bearing removing it without the right puller, but in the long run was cheeper to buy new bearing than to buy the tool. Repla...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Immobilizer VIN: WVWAK73C06
WE SENT THE CAR TO THE DEALER BECAUSE THERE WAS A RECALL FOR THE STERRING COLUMN ELECTRONIC MODULE.IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL WEEKS NOW SINCE THE CUSTOMER HAS PICKED UP AND ALL IS WELL.THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.
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2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFD71K39
We will call this one fixed for the moment. Again, Alldata had nothing but the flow chart on line. A request for more information was sent with us recieving a sensor diagram and component location. I still have no idea what the G611 "radiator identification se... Trouble codes: P2570 (Direct ozone reduction catalst temp circuit high).
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